As champions of the keto diet and lifestyle, it’s part of our mission to debunk the claims that keto is just another fad diet and address some common concerns. Read on to learn more about common keto misconceptions and why the keto diet might be just right for you!
MCT stands for “medium chain triglycerides.” In other words, it is FAT. Now, as we have established, a keto diet sends your body into ketosis so that it will burn fat and turn it into glucose as an alternative energy source. Enter MCT oil as another source of fat.
“Ketosis” is an intimidating word for many. Like with a low-carbohydrate diet, a high-fat diet, or a diet with added fatty acids, you may have heard of keto dieting and have some reservations about sending your body into this state without fully comprehending what it is or even how it works. And, let’s face it, anything that sounds like a medical diagnosis can be a bit scary for all of us.
Electrolytes are absolutely critical for the human body to function and this is true whether or not we are embarking on a ketogenic diet. We all need them to stay healthy and active! If you’re new to keto dieting you may be experiencing what is commonly called “keto flu.” If you ask any experienced keto dieter how to combat the symptoms of that flu, they will most likely answer (you guessed it!) ELECTROLYTES!